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By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Would you like a basic helper to make teaching first grade easier? This is perfect for you! First, laminate these two pages back to back and you have one useful resource card for your students. It includes letters and pictures
Subjects:
Math, For All Subject Areas, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st
Types:
Word Walls, Printables
$2.50
8,485
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By Michelle Oakes
This TOP 10 BEST SELLER includes 27 End of the Year Awards. These fun awards can be accompanied with or without a cute coordinating dollar store prize. All prize ideas are included, as well as photos of some of the items I purchased for the awards.
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Summer, End of Year
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Other
$6.50
2,310
Digital Download PDF (83.20 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Are you looking for an amazing Common Core based summer review packet for your students or children? The End of the Year Summer Review packet is a TOP 10 Seller! This pack includes everything your first graders need to review and remain ready for
Subjects:
Summer, End of Year, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st
Types:
For Parents, Activities, Printables
$6.75
1,276
Digital Download PDF (93.94 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Are you looking for a second grade helper? You can laminate these two pages back to back and you have one useful resource card for your students. It includes blends and pictures clues for the sounds, vowels, digraphs, dipthongs,
Subjects:
Math, Writing, Reading
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Printables
$2.50
2,543
Digital Download PDF (7.42 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Do you need graphic organizers for reading comprehension? This pack includes 32 Reader's Workshop Response Sheets. These are great graphic organizers for schema, connections, mental images, inferences, questioning, nonfiction
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Printables
$6.50
1,552
Digital Download PDF (19.15 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Are you looking for a fun and engaging Common Core Aligned unit to work on literacy skills? This Chrysanthemum Unit is a great way to get your students to engage in reading activities and target specific literacy skills. Each
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Graphic Organizers, Activities
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.3, RL.1.7, CCRA.L.5
$5.00
726
Digital Download PDF (65.91 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Are you looking for a kindergarten helper? You can laminate these two page back to back and you have one useful resource card for your students. It includes letters and pictures clues for the sounds, blends, vowels, digraphs,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Kindergarten
Types:
Word Walls, Printables
$2.50
1,302
Digital Download PDF (8.51 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Are you looking for a good literature unit for the kiddos? This unit includes 7 lesson plans that are common core aligned to go with the popular book, The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. It also provides anchor charts to teach
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Graphic Organizers, Activities
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RF.1.3e, L.1.1e
$5.00
745
Digital Download PDF (61.67 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Do you need some things to help your students with reading? These anchor charts are perfect for teaching the Common Core Standards of Reading. This will help them to be more engaged, all while having loads of fun!THIS SET
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Posters, Printables
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.5, RL.1.6, RL.1.7, RL.1.8, RL.1.9, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.3...
$4.50
722
Digital Download PDF (45.98 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! These staff awards are perfect for your end of the year luncheon, staff picnic or end of the year staff party. Have some fun with your staff with these clever awards with custom graphics designed just for this set. Awards are
Subjects:
End of Year
Grades:
Staff
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Other
$6.25
171
Digital Download PDF (2.36 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Do you need some helpers for different grade levels? This is perfect for you! First, you will laminate these two page back to back and you have one useful resource card for your students. This pack includes the Kindergarten,
Subjects:
Math, For All Subject Areas, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Word Walls, Printables
$7.50
$6.00
56
Bundle
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Do you need a unit to help your students practice mapping, math, and literacy? This is a perfect opportunity for you. In this unit your students can engage in great learning skills. It will help them grow their knowledge of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Geography
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers, Thematic Unit Plans
$7.00
680
Digital Download PDF (65.57 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Are you looking for some helpful decorations for your classroom? This focus wall set is everything you need to start your very own focus wall for your primary classroom. These are so cute in classrooms and they help your
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Posters, Bulletin Board Ideas
$7.00
702
Digital Download PDF (187.52 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Do you need a good literature unit for your students? This unit includes 6 lesson plans that are Common Core aligned to go with the popular book, If You Take a Mouse to the Movies by Laura Numeroff. It also provides anchor
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Graphic Organizers, Activities
$5.00
196
Digital Download PDF (26.32 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Do you need an amazing unit to target specific literacy skills? This unit includes 9 lesson plans that are common core aligned to go with the book, How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long. It also provides anchor charts to teach
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Graphic Organizers, Activities
$5.00
238
Digital Download PDF (62.58 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Do you need some good engaging activities for your students to do while reading? In this packet you will find response sheets for any book. They are especially created for Readers Workshop, guided reading and center time. The
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Activities
$6.00
273
Digital Download PDF (20.29 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Do you need a good way to learn homophones? In this packet you'll find lesson plans for activities to teach homophones, including directions and materials for a homophone hunt, a homophone poster, recording sheets, a homophone
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Vocabulary
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$3.75
252
Digital Download PDF (49.42 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Do you need a great Common Core Aligned unit for spring to work on literacy skills? This nonfiction Rabbit Unit is a great way to get your students to engage in reading activities and target specific literacy skills. Each activity contains
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Nonfiction Book Study, Printables
$5.00
298
Digital Download PDF (130.95 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Do you need an end of the year, summer review packet for your little students? This is the perfect pack to send home with your kindergarten grads, to prevent the summer slide. This pack is completely Common Core aligned and hits
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Summer, End of Year
Grades:
Kindergarten
Types:
For Parents, Activities
$6.75
358
Digital Download PDF (85.64 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Hey teacher friends! Do you need a unit full of fun for the 50th day of school? This is perfect for you. This mini-unit contains so many amazing learning opportunities for your students! I hope your students have as much fun as my kiddos did with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies - History
Grades:
1st
Types:
Activities
$4.50
69
Digital Download PDF (14.59 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching 19 years. This will be year 15! 14 years were been in first grade and I'm now our school's reading specialist. I absolutely love teaching. I have always dreamed of being a teacher and feel blessed to be able teach.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love to use hands on and inquiry based learning. I believe in making learning fun while still integrating and mastering the standards.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I've been nominated for Disney's Teacher of the year twice, as well as included in Who's Who Among America Teachers for two years.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a degree in Elementary Education grades K-8 from Miami University and a Masters in Reading from Xavier University.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Visit me at http://Fabulousinfirst.blogspot.com

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